Dr Ben Thomas on Marcus Rees Roberts and ‘Hope: Artwork by Aithan Shapira’

Dr Ben Thomas, Senior Lecturer in History of Art, has published the first major article on the prints of contemporary artist Marcus Rees Roberts, described by Susan Tallman, editor of Art in Print, as ‘densely allusive paragons of cosmopolitan erudition’.

You can read the full article here

He has also contributed to the catalogue of contemporary artist Aithan Shapira’s exhibition Hope at the Florida Holocaust Museum (1 May – 19 July 2015). More information about the exhibition can be found here.

View the catalogue here.

Image: Marcus Rees Roberts, The Dour Life I (1980), etching and aquatint, image 19.5 x 15.5 cm. Edition of 6. Printed by the artist, London and Edinburgh. Image courtesy of Pratt Contemporary, London.